Source: New Kerala - In his message marking the 2015 edition of World Water Day, observed annually on 22 March, the Secretary-General warned that access to safe drinking water and sanitation was among "the most urgent issues" affecting populations across the globe
Source: BBC - Climate change could have a "huge impact" on China, reducing crop yields and harming the environment, the country's top weather scientist has warned, in a rare official admission.
Source: RTCC - Sea surface temperatures warmer than average across parts of Pacific and Atlantic in 2014, says UN weather agency
Source: The Week - Beset by worrisome smog, Paris on Monday will ban half of all personal vehicles from the streets, Mayor Anne Hidalgo said Saturday.
Source: Guardian - Perry Carroll of The Solar Cloth Company explains why his flexible solar sail panels can generate energy not only at on sea but on millions of spaces on land
Source: Economic Times - The industrial sector has been taking the flak for emitting high levels of hazardous gases over the years but it might ultimately be our homes that are responsible for the highest emission of greenhouse gases.
Source: AFP/Jiji - Chinas top weather official has issued a stark warning on climate change, saying that rising temperatures could have huge impacts on the worlds most populous country, state media reported Sunday.
Source: Deutsche Welle - The UN has warned that the world will soon face a crisis of huge dimensions if water management does not improve. Population growth and climate change are among the factors fueling the problem.
Source: Jamaica Observer - THE sustainable management and conservation of forests must be considered in the design and implementation of the new sustainable development goals and the new climate change agreement to be adopted this December in Paris, according to UN officials and forest experts in messages for the International Day of Forests, which will be observed tomorrow.
Source: Voice of America - The United States was the 25th nation to join the fast. Theologians and lay activists from different religious traditions joined in Washington on Monday to proclaim climate change as a moral, ethical and spiritual issue
Source: Voice of America - Delegates meeting in Japan have agreed on a new framework for reducing the human and economic toll of disasters around the world. But critics say rich countries are shirking their responsibilities to help poorer nations deal with climate change.
Source: RTCC - Small island states show solidarity with Cyclone Pam victims, call for recognition of vulnerability to climate disaster
Source: RTCC - Unilever, Heathrow and GSK are among 22 companies urging European heads of state to promote green investment
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Source: Bloomberg - While Prince Charless visit to the White House lacks the buzz created when his son called on the U.S. president in December, President Barack Obama still cares enough to time a climate-change announcement to the British royals arrival.
Source: USA Today - President Obama ordered the federal government Thursday to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% over the next decade, and said he hopes private businesses and other nations will follow suit.
Source: Reuters - Emissions capped by Europe's carbon market fell 3.7 percent in 2014, driven by higher output from renewable power producers and lower electricity consumption, analysts at Thomson Reuters Point Carbon said on Wednesday.
Source: Kyodo - The U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction ended Thursday, making the first move to set specific goals and a time frame to mitigate the risks and damage of disasters amid the increasing threat posed by climate change.